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New Vulnerability Discovered In Microsoft XML Component

Digital security is a tricky thing. No matter how much you patch up things, those looking for exploits will be able to find a vulnerability or two to make use of. It is precisely for this reason that security researchers are always on the alert, trying to discern if any new vulnerability in one of the popular software platforms have surfaced.
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Nokia May Replace Their Maps With Bing Maps In Windows Phone 8

Nokia has been more and more involved in the Windows Phone platform, something that is understandable given the fact that Nokia's future pretty much depends on the success of its Windows Phone smartphones. It is now being reported that in the upcoming iteration of Windows Phone, namely Windows Phone 8, Microsoft's Bing Maps will be replaced with…
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Microsoft’s Next Office Release Will Be Called Office 2013

We have long been hearing that Microsoft may decide to launch its next Office release, which has been touted as Office 15, this year. However, one of the slides at the keynote speech at TechEd shows that the company may have other plans for the software. For a start, the next version will be called 'Office 2013' according to the slides.
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Microsoft Plans To Give Hotmail A New Look And A New Name

It was about time Hotmail got redesigned. The mailing service has been draped in more or less the same looks for quite a long time but it seems the time has come for it to get a face-lift. Naturally, with its Windows 8, Microsoft is pretty much hooked to the metro interface and the same interface will be trickling on to these new looks of Hotmail,…
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Microsoft Explains Improved Movie And Music Players In Windows 8

Microsoft is gradually lifting the wraps off its big release which is anticipated some time later this year. The company has been slowly showing off the new and added features in Windows 8. Here's the latest on the list. Microsoft is now touting the movie and music players in the upcoming OS, claiming that they will offer a far better experience…
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Microsoft Will Not Turn On “Do Not Track” As Default On IE 10

Last week, Microsoft has announced that IE 10 will have Do Not Track (DNT) by default. Recently, the company has changed the decision about the DNT, from now users must choose to turn on the anti-behavioral tracking system in their browsers and software. If a user do not turn on the DNT, that means the user is allowing to track online behavior. The…
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Microsoft Stops HTC From Customizing Windows RT

It seems that Microsoft is following a rather closed strategy when it comes to its upcoming OS, Windows 8. This is manifest in the fact that Microsoft has refused to let hardware vendors tinker with the tablet version of Windows 8, called Windows RT. The result of this is that HTC has been rather severely reprimanded over its attempts to tweak…
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